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1. EU leaders turn on each other in AstraZeneca Covid vaccine row
Brussels blamed EU governments for growing vaccine chaos on Tuesday night as it accused them of stockpiling jabs despite a looming third Covid wave.
The European Commission’s rare rebuke of member states came after 17 countries including Germany, France, Italy and Spain halted the rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine until the EU’s medicines regulator completes an investigation. Read the full story.
2. China ‘threat’ and nuclear stockpiling: Boris Johnson reveals a vision for ‘match-fit’ Britain in a post-Brexit world
Boris Johnson has revealed his vision for Britain becoming “match-fit” for its post-Brexit future by using its agility, soft power and security expertise to thrive in the decade to come.
The Prime Minister has published the results of a months-long rethink of the Government’s defence, security and foreign policy outlook, called the Integrated Review. Read the full story.
3. Harry’s new talks with Charles and William were ‘not productive’
If anyone had hoped that relations between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Royal Family could only get better, they might want to think again.
It emerged yesterday, via an American television presenter, that Prince Harry…